>> hello, welcome to the al jazeera news hour. i'm in doha with the top world news stories. coming up in the next 60 minutes: >> germany calling for a european summit to tackle the refugee crisis as hungary's government declares a state of emergency in two counties. >> israeli's military storms al aqsa mosque in east jerusalem,
injuring 36 palestinians. >> russia's president said his government will continue to provide military help to the syrian regime. >> just imagine never being see sick again. the doctors attempting to make motion illness a thing of the past. >> first, deep divisions are exposed at the very heart of the european union, as member states impose border controls amid arguing about how to cope with the refugee crisis. germany and austria have called for a special e.u. summit next week to tackle the growing crisis. at a joint news conference in berlin, chancellor merkel called for action. >> how can we better distribute refugees, handle the numbers in greece? it is urgent and we cannot wait until october. we had a very constructive
conversation in austria and cooperated closely. germany, austria and sweden cannot solve the problem alone. >> hungary's declared a state of emergency in two border counties after detaining more than 9,000 refugees who were crossing in from serbia. it's imposed tough new checks, making it much heart tore access the european union without permission. a four-meter high fence is being erected to stop the flow of asylum seekers. >> there is a call for unity in relocating asylum seekers across member states. >> our unity, or lack of unity internally has an impact on our credibility externally and on the effectiveness of our action externally. we've managed to build unity on our external action in the last month in a very complicated but
positive way. i come to what we do, united as europeans or our external action on migration and refugees. we need the same level of unity and action on the internal policies in the european union. otherwise, we are half. >> that in the middle of these chaotic situation, member states try to take their own measures, and borders try to be more or less differently monitored when in a harsh way, otherwise in a softer way, but it is as if europe, each country is a piece in a posesle, but when you put the pieces together, it is discovered that the pieces do not match anymore, so there is not such a space as europe acting together to be able to grant protection to those in need of protection. >> live now to the hungarian border with serbia.
andrew simmons is there. tell us about the impact of the tightening of border controls. >> this area, we have the fence, where there used to be the unofficial crossing point which was closed on monday that and a big carriage with razor wire at the front of it was pushed along the railway to keel things off. now we have another development in the main crossing points, the road crossing points between serbia and hungary is closed. whether this is temporary or not is unclear. serbia is up in arms at every level, governmental and humanitarian-wise, because some refugees which unknown number
are stuck in no man's land. there are very large crowds gathering on the serbian side, and a lot of alerts going, trying to get clarification of what's going on. as far as the hungarian government is concerned, they are saying that they are merely following the new laws they have in place, which means anyone traveling through serbia needs to register there as a refugee. if they don't, then they will have to go back into serbia and as far as other people getting across the border is concerned, if anybody's deemed to be an economic migrant, they will also be sent back and people, an unknown number, at least 100 it seems have been detained for committing the crime of illegally crossing, that is to tamper with this fence is a crime, to actually get through at any point is a crime punishable by at least three
years, possible prison sentences, or deportation. martin. >> andrew, hungary is getting a raft of criticism internationally for its hard line stance on the refugee crise. what about domestically, how is this playing at home? >> well, the heat is rising on that, martin, now. opposition parties of all colors are attacking the government. former socialist prime minister, who spoke out on al jazeera a day ago is now making statements, saying that the government is totally wrong. they've got to reverse their decision to effectively close off the country to refugees. not only that, a number of other opposition parties are saying that these laws are being taken far too seriously, and the state of emergency should never have been declared. even the far right party, which is of concern because it seems to of been gaining ground in
hungary in recent months, criticizing the government for doing too little too late, they should have been far sterner in measures. a news conference was bean up by two hecklers who were shouting out full right to refugees, refugees, a few stuck here were shouting out in broken english, food, water. it was a bit of a chaotic situation. the police had to i understander vein and take the protestors from and yo austria aside. the foreign minister of hungary is now saying that another fence may have to be built on the romania border, which is wide open, in case refugees try to cross there. that is more than twice the length of the fence here. a very disturbing situation for many people. >> andrew simmons live at the border crossing, thank you very
much. >> to the other side of europe, 22 people including four children have drowned off the coast of turkey after the wooden boat they were on sank. it is thought the boat was heading for the greek island of kos. bernard smith joins us from istanbul. just in case we forget, of course, there is a continuing flow of people crossing over for the most part from turkey, the turkish mainland and then trying to get to the greek islands. >> yes, those new borders controls don't seem to have impact. this boat this afternoon we think sank, capsized was 20 meters long. and it is wooden boat, often used for tours outside the
coastal waters and normally don't have more than 100 people or so in them. this seems to have been packed with 233 refugees. 22 of them drowned, amongst them 11 women and four children. the turkish coast guard rescued 211 of them just at dawn this morning. it's quite unusual to have to say that this sort of boat was being used to make that short crossing from turkey to kos. most of the summer, we've seen rubber dingies. these big wooden boats haven't really been used this summer, an indication that there is still a large number of people trying to get across. >> are there growing demands there because of the rising casualty rate crossing the aegean sea, are there growing demands for turkey to do more to open its land border with greece? >> well, it happens to be a coincidence that today there are more than 1,000 or so mainly
syrian refugees who tried to walk to turkey's land border with greece to the turkish town. they're effectively protesting or sitting in around that town and around that border area and want to make the point that if a corridor was opened between turkey to greece, then people could safely cross over land. the only reason that people are taking that dangerous sea route is because the border between greece and turkey and bulgaria and turkey has been so heavily fortified in recent months, more razor wire, higher fences. it's for that reason at a people are going by sea and these syrian refugees are saying open the land border between turkey and greece for us, people won't drown at sea. >> bernard, thank you, bernard smith live from istanbul there. the russian president vladimir putin says moscow will continue to provide military support to the syrian regime and urged
other countries to join in. the u.s. said their involvement will worsen the situation. it's thought moscow has positioned tanks at a syrian air base. it's been sending two cargo flights a day within the past week. peter sharp has more from moscow. >> president putin has confirmed that he'll continue to offer military support to president assad. the fight has been stepped up now. he says the military equipment will be used to fight isil. talk to the kremlin and you'll see there is no willingness for an invasion of syria. they remember what happened in afghanistan, it took them so long to get out. they also say that putin's got no intention of turning his back on president assad. he has real support in the assad government, and his country has several bases there that they
would lose if assad was toppled from power. in the meantime, putin is trying to put together a diplomatic offensive that would encourage the west to support a joint operation by syrian opposition groups and the syrian military against a common enemy. obviously that common enemy is isil and at the upcoming u.n. talks later this month, this will be a hopefully for putin, he'll get an opportunity to sit down with president obama and put out those plans in detail. >> that was our correspondent peter sharp reporting from moscow. territorial control in syria has caused a change many times since the uprising began four years ago. we can look at how things stand currently. isil continues to hold large parts of north and eastern syria, particularly close to the iraqi border. increasingly, its rebel forces
who have been making major gains in the northwest of the country after seizing idlib. kurdish forces are making gains and putting pressure on isil and are now concentrated in areas close to the turkish border. forces loyal to bashar al assad still control some of syria's biggest urban areas, damascus, holmes and the home lands. >> joining us is a retired army general and military analyst. thank you for taking the time to talk to us. the americans think that the russians sending in of equipment and personnel is sinister. would you agree? >> i think of that this move by the russian will change the whole dynamic of the region. it does not at the macro and
micro level. this decision by president putin will change everything. building certain infrastructure for equipment to be delivered to syria means that this is like a political effort will say directly that the regime will stay, as well as president assad. all of this region, i mean this dynamic in the region will be transformed in the coming months, but it depends how the russian will interfere with the -- >> just to get you to clarify, how will that change things? fundamentally, this difference, this distinction between the u.s. wanting to get rid of assad and the russians wanting to preserve his position at the head of a future government, that has been in place for sometime, so how does this change the situation? >> i mean, we have like an american war on isil and they want to get the americans and
arab coalition and they want to get rid of the president on the other hand, the common enemy is isil for r.b.i. and for the united states of america. the point of contention will be the president assad. what would be the future of assad, so this will create like havoc on the region. what about turkey? what about kingdom of saudi arabia? what about israel? this dynamic is changed forever in the coming months. when you build such infrastructure, it means you are permanent in this region, regardless of tanks and weaponry and cannons, you know what i mean. this is the situation. this is the new turning point. >> so you would suggest then that russia is actually playing a longer gave him and is positioned itself in syria for post conflict country, they want to have a firm foot hold in syria for once the conflict is
over. >> yes, for sure they have a permanent base now. they have reserved a place on the negotiating table, when the political solution will come. so now, this is for president putin to stay in syria, and then he is going to talk to president obama and the u.n. general assembly meeting, annual meeting. this is like a coup, diplomatic coupe for him. he is positions him and preserve his role for the coming solution in the region. >> thank you very much indeed for talking to us live from beirut. >> we've got a lot more to come including parts have indonesia have declared a state of emergency after raging fires caused dangerous levels of air
pollution. >> i'm in the capital of chile, one of a handful of countries in the world where abortion under any circumstances is a crime, but there is a chance that that could soon change. >> in sport, the champions lead group gets underway with a showdown between two of europe's big guns. >> 36 palestinians were injured when israeli police stormed al aqsa mosque in occupied jest germ. palestinians now fear israeli wants to change the rules which curveball allows jews to visit but not to pray. scott heidler reports. >> it began early morning tuesday, the police wanted to arrest people that had stayed in the mosque overnight. rocks were thrown, stun grenades
fired, those inside the mosque built a barricade at a door. it later caught fire but was quickly put out. the palestinian red crescent said two dozen palestinians were injured in this latest confrontation. five israeli police were said to have been lightly injured. >> in what has become a pattern, intense fighting in the early morning hours, and now relative calm. beneath that calm is deep, underlying tension. >> hard line israelis want jews to be allowed to pray on the plaza outside the al aqsa mosque itself, banned since the war which saw israel cap
minister has said that there will be no change to the status quo. what more should he be doing in order to prevent these outbreaks of violence on sacred ground? >> well, unfortunately, on the one hand, he's saying that there will be no change in the status quo, but on the other hand in recent days and weeks, we've seen rhetoric from netanyahu and others in the government with regards to what they see as rioters and brute force they believe should be used against them. we've seen the legislative encouragement of violence by the security forces on the occupation forces in east jerusalem west bank with the so-called stone throwing laws to increase jail time and netanyahu himself frequently referring to the need to show zero tolerance towards palestinians who are throwing stones and demonstrating against occupation in that fashion. on the one hand, you have the political diplomatic angle
assuring there will be no changes in the status quo at the compound, of course, we've got good reason for not necessarily believing netanyahu's assurances on that front anyway, but on the other hand is this repreparation which is being encouraged and incited from the top down. >> thank you very much for talking to us live from cambridge in the u.k. >> indonesia's government has said companies found guilty of deliberately setting huge forest fires will have their licenses revoked. parts of indonesia are declared emergency zones after fires have caused dangerous levels of air pollution. we have this report. >> sumatra on fire, thousands of heck tars of forest and bush are burning, creating thick, choking smoke spreading far beyond indonesia's borders. airports are closed and early on, the economic consequences appear to be huge.
it's the effect on people's health that is most worrying. hospitals are filled with people suffering from respiratory diseases, up 13% compared to last year. there is only one word of advice, evacuate, an impossible task, since millions of people live in the affected areas. >> people here are slowly but surely killed by the smoke, especially the elderly and people suffering from respiratory diseases. small children and pregnant women run a huge risk. >> diagnosed with lung cancer after living in the worst hit area all his life, he had to leave his village due to the smoke. >> people don't know what to do anymore. we can only hope the government will finally do something. i cannot even talk about my future. they have to stop the fire now, because all of us are suffering. >> farmers and plantation companies have been caught
deliberately setting their land on fire, the cheapest and fastest way to clear land. indonesia has become the world's largest palm oil he ca exportere last decade. >> people here are breathing smoke filled air. the government has failed to change the culture of land clearance and a punishment of 10 years in prison for arsonist is hardly ever enforced. >> only three companies in the past 18 years have been brought to court for setting their land ablaze. the new forest industry minister heading an emergency task force promises harsher actions. >> i apologize, because we have to face this problem altogether. we try very hard to stop the fires, but now they are burning in the south of sumatra. the haze goes everywhere. let's do this together, let's overcome it together. i am monitoring events every
hour. >> the government has announced that companies won't be allowed to operate anymore when their land is found to be on fire, deliberately lit or not. the worst cases will be blacklisted. thousands of soldiers have been sent to sumatra to battle the fire. most of raging several meters deep, making it almost impossible to extinguish the fires. >> many have lost their homes to wildfires in california, many taking refuge in tent living on donations. the areas have been moved from areas too dangerous to go back to. one resident said his house burned in 30 minutes. >> by the time we noticed the smoke, i drove down around the corner to see where it was coming from. i saw the fire jumping trees and i knew that i had to get my wife
kids and animals out of there. that's basically all i got out of there. by the time i left, there was fire on both sides of the road. >> let's find out if there is any relief to the people of california. ever to know. >> i believe we can hope for relief. look at the satellite picture. you can see there is clouds spilling in from the pacific. the good news is we are looking at lower temperatures. it will turn cooler. we've got the moisture coming in from the pacific. we've had heavy rain that did lead to flooding, very, very heavy rain. you can see this weather system here, the blue line, the cold front sinking down to the north of that with the cooler air in place. you can see how the cooler air runs up across canada. just so the south is where we've got the warmth, pulling in very warm air from the south, denver getting up to 30 degrees celsius. the greens and yellows on our chart, sliding further saw the wards and east wards as we go on
through the next couple of days. you can see the cooler air just trying to breakthrough. as we got that boundary between the lower temperatures and the very warm temperatures, we are seeing violent storms. that is the boundary with the nasty weather in place, actually. nasty enough for a dust storm in arizona and lively showers and thundery downpours. we've got the cloud and rain associated with it. that will continue to make its way through. here we go, martin, wednesday, fairly wet for the northwest. >> still to come, find out why tens of thousands of people are hungry and homeless in one of the richest countries in the world. >> ♪ >> from songs of resistance to fleeing the war. we have the story of syria's legendary piano man. >> in sport, find out who's
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kos. >> the russian president vladimir putin says moscow will continue to provide military support to the syrian regime and urges other countries to join in. it's thought moscow positioned tanks at a syrian air base. >> a talented musician who escaped the yarmouk refugee camp is now trying to make it to europe. friends of the pianist says he plans to risk his life crossing the mediterranean in the hope of making it to greece from turkey. we have this report. ♪ >> this is in the refugee camp last year, singing songs of resistance against president bashar al assad's regime. throughout the war in syria, the talented pianist held impromptu concerts in the bombed streets of the besieged district where
around 18,000 of syria's palestinians are trapped. since escaping from yarmouk, he and his family have been trying to get to europe. they traveled to turkey and on monday, he posted a picture of himself on facebook wearing a life jacket. he wrote dearest mediterranean, i am aham. i would like to safely ride your waves. people here just want to go to europe. they ride in dingies. we would like turkey to open its borders with greece and let us board overland in safety away from the boats of death. >> this is what he left behind in yarmouk, the camp for palestinians has been besieged by the syrian government, because rebel groups are also bailed there. people are starving with no running water and no electricity. the situation got worse in april where isil fighters stormed yarmouk. they beheaded residents and raped women. they also banned music and set
fire to the piano. on monday, his friends wrote our dearest friend escaped yarmouk. today, he makes his way from turkey to europe via the world's deadliest border, the mediterranean. i hope he changes his mind. there must be another way, a way that is more safe. for now, all they can do is wait for news and hope he makes it across the water safely. victoria, al jazeera. >> a kuwaiti court sentenced seven people to death over the suicide bombing that killed 26 people at a shia mosque in june. 29 defendants, including seven women were accused of helping a saudi bomber carry out the attack. five of those sentenced to death are still at large. eight people were given prison sentences, ranging from two to 15 years. the courtles cleared 14 others. >> the u.n. special envoy to
yemen is in saudi arabia to meet members of the government in exile. in yemen itself, saudi-led coalition and pro-government forces have been engaging in a ground operation for a second day in the province of marib. the operation aims at cutting supply routes to the capital sanna being used by houthi rebels. we have more. >> it's a battle for control of these hills and mountains. for two days, fire has been to the west. >> we are in a battle of survival and we will hunt the houthis until we push them back to their places. >> but the battle has been more back and forth than straight advancement. airstrikes and rockets all in play. they make the way to advance. so far, it has been slow and steady.
the terrain is rough. >> we are not slow. we move in coordination with our arab allies. it's not an easy task with all the resistance we get and the mines planted everywhere, but we are making progress. >> monday, coalition airstrikes targeted houthi military examples in the capitol. other strikes targeted an air base in the city. in taiz, intense fighting continued on the streets. houthis have been trying to regain control of outlying neighborhoods and once again there have been civilian casualties across the country. the u.n. envoy to yemen has caused further consultations in yemen and other states in the region. while he meets with officials in the sawed capitol, the fighting
continues. >> opposition parties of the democratic republican of congo say when the president's term of office ends, he must leave and hand over to a new president. they put up signs saying that come december next year, 2016, he must step down. they've been counting the number of days until that deadline is reached. they are concerned and say there are signs the president is trying to hang on to power. they are gathering here protesting saying that they want him to leave office. they want to protect the constitution, because the constitution says that he can not have a third term in power. >> no one can touch the constitution. his term is over, and he cannot
go out of -- we are waiting on 27 november within it is over for him and on 20 december, he will hand over with another president will be elected. >> the signs are that there could be a delay of the local -- at the pat approximately election. the court asked the commission to come up with new dates. the government does not have money to hold these elections. the presidential election will not likely be delayed. >> the nigerian president is in france asking for more help to fight the armed group boko haram. he met president francois hollande on monday, and has two more days of negotiations
scheduled. france already provides logistical support and intelligence to nigeria and its neighbors. following their talk, president holland said boko haram is no different from isil or daish, as it's also known. >> boko haram is linked to daish, as we know and receives aid and support from this group. fighting against boko haram is fighting against daish. it is no longer possible to distinguish terrorism from regions. it is the same terrorism inspiring death and ideologies. >> boko haram is thought to be behind two suicide attacks on sunday. extra security measures have been introduced at schools. students are now being scanned and searched before going into class. >> not your typical day at school, but these are dangerous times. boko haram's attacks have been
concentrated in small towns in the far north, so many children and parents in the largest city weren't expecting this. >> they put us in a line and started searching us. we are scared, because there could be a bomb. then we entered. >> we want to protect our children at school and want everybody to be relaxed and happy to be here. >> news of a twin bombing the day before the start of the new school year is worrying some. the army suspects the nigerian group is involved. one man in this northern town said he saw two children acting suspiciously. >> there were two kids on the other side. they had their hands in their pockets. a man who is now dead asked one child where are you from, but he didn't answer, and kept his hands in his pockets and there was an explosion.
>> the use of children as suicide attackers is a known boko haram tactic in nigeria and would be a worrying development here in cameroon. the lessons include briefings on the group. the government which has also banned the full face veil as a security measure said it isn't taking any chances. >>ing chile, congress will debate a reform that would allow for abortion in cases of rape. chile is one of a handful of countries in the world that does not allow abortion under any circumstances. our latin america editor has more from sanity i can't go. >> this 90-year-old he shoals us the last photograph ever taken of her mother when she was 35. it was 1932. she remembers being summoned along with her six siblings to
her mothered death bed after she'd undergone an illegal abortion. >> i still remember clearly seeing her lie in bed, saying goodbye to all her children. my youngest sister was only one. i was seven. she could barely speak, because she was hemorrhaging. she was bleeding to death. >> 83 years later, the grandchild she never new said nothing has changed. women in chile still have to resort to illegal and often unsafe abortions. >> i'm one of the privileged ones who could pay for an illegal abortion in a private clinic, but for those who can't pay, they have to resort to back alleys. it's so hypocritical. >> according to official figures, as many as 70,000 women undergo illegal abortions a year, even though chile is only one of a handful of countries in the world where abortion is a criminal offense.
uruguay's former deputy health minister would the legislation is in compatible with chile's image as a modern country. >> illegal abortions too often result in unsafe procedures. it leads to hemorrhage and infections. >> socialist president is urging congress to pass a reform about him that would allow abortion if the mother's life is in danger, if the fetus in unviable or if the case of rape, all imposed by the influential catholic church and keen centrist members of the coalition. >> therapeutic abortion was legal in chile as far back as 1931, 191989, when the countries former military dictatorship changed the constitution to make
it illegal. >> turning the clock back to before the total abortion ban was imposed is a positive step. but for some, it's not enough. she says nothing short of total freedom to decide on whether or not to have a child would have saved someone like her mother. al jazeera, santiago. >> there are nearly 60,000 people who live on the streets of new york. that number is on the rice. more needs to be done to do what they call clean up the city. they say they are being sigma tied. >> there are different ages and ethnic background, but all hungry and homeless and getting a free meal in this park in new york city, off to the side, eating by himself, mario lost his job last year.
>> i'm homeless and it happens to beam in different ways. i'm struggling. >> how long have you been homeless? >> it's been almost a year now. time flies. >> nobody we spoke to said they were homeless by choice. they simply said they had proper else to go. the problem is particularly acute in new york city, where average rents for a one determine amount can be over $3,100 a month. people with working class jobs have a hard time affording that. people without jobs often end up homeless in parks like this. >> more homeless on the streets, the short term solution by the city is to get them into shelters. that's meant the number of people living in shelters has been sharply on the increase the last four years. they tell us shelters are overcrowded and unsafe, so they
go back to the streets. now there's a backlash. headlines in local tabloid newspapers indicate hostility toward the homeless on the rise in recent weeks. the former mayor even suggesting homeless people should be treated like this. >> you chase them and you chase them and you chase them and you choice them and they either get the treatment that they need or you chase them out of the city. >> advocates say comments like that are making the situation worse. >> to objectify people who have no choice but to sleep out of doors or feel they have no choice but to sleep out of doors for many circumstances that are particular to each person doesn't seem to be a solution to the problem. >> back at the park, ramos is looking for a job, wants off the streets, but also wants to be treated humanely. >> i don't want to remain like this, of course not. that's not my desire, you know. >> in a city where the problem
everyone agrees on, just not the solutions. al jazeera, new york. >> still to come on the program. >> the winner is the afghan woman who's won a u.n. award for her work with refugees. >> in sport, we continue our countdown to the rugby world cup as australia gets ready to entertain on and off the pitch.
joanne afghan woman living in pakistan has won an international award for building a school for afghan refugee girls. she is receiving the u.n.'s refugee award for her work. nicole johnston reports from punjab province, getting the men in the village to support her wasn't easy. >> the start of another school day. these girls are afar began refugees, living in a remote community. it lies close to the mountains of south waziristan. their families left afghanistan over 30 years ago when the soviet union invaded. the school principal also fled here, to a refugee camp in the middle of nowhere. the first thing she noticed was
there was no school for girls. >> we struggle to convince people they should allow their girls to go to school. i started with one tent. there were no books, pens, pencils, nothing. people began sending their girls. >> at first it was only a few students. now there are 140 girls. there aren't enough rooms. some class are even taught in the hot stuffial coves. >> the children were backwards. they didn't know about respect, dignity, hygiene and their rights. they were treated like animals and weren't asked whether they wanted to marry a particular man or not. now the fathers give the girls the opportunity to decide. >> afghan refugees have been living here for so long that their temporary camp has now become a proper village. you won't see many women in the market. >> this is very traditional society. people are afghan refugees from
the peshtune tribe, following keeping their women indoors and out of sight. allowing their women to go to school was out of the question. >> one of the first to support girls education. >> the school started at a time when the taliban was ruling the area which borders us. everyone was sending their children to a religious school. everyone was scared. even i was threatened, but if i die for sending girls to school, i will die feeling proud. >> starting at a young age, these girls will learn three languages. in this society, there's no chance for them to continue to study at young duties. many still believe that would shame the family, but perhaps with time, that, too, will change, especially if she has anything to do with it. nicole, johnston, al jazeera,
pakistan. >> time for us to look at the sport news now. here's farrah. >> thank you so much. we start with football and later on tuesday, the stages of club competition. manchester city in top form, winning their opening five league games. they fail a side that failed to win so far this season. >> i think city are one of the favorites to win the champions league this year. we need to make a distinction between europe on one hand and syria on the other. tomorrow is one of six group games we are going to play. it's a tough group and we want to qualify from the group. >> i think we are against a very strong squad. that's why they won four years in a row. in italy, it is not easy to play the final.
they continue to have a very good player, so i'm sure that if tomorrow we want to win, we need to play very well. >> real madrid will start their group campaign at home. it will be the first match with madrid in the champions league. rinaldo hit five goals in his last game, one of the few round players to have started all three league games. he admits he is in no hurry to give certain players a rest. >> we can rotate players if necessary, but it's not that i will do every time with every player. it depends on the positions. we have at the moment, but it's a long season, so we will do it for sure, but it depends on the players, it depends on the positions. >> some history will also be made on tuesday. kassing stop's first ever side to play in the group's lead
stages. they are preparing to face two time winners. >> real's likely arrivals for top spot, in group b., three time european champions take on u.s.b. >> adrien peterson made his return to the nfl last year. he was band after a child abuse indictment. he didn't make much impact as his team lost to the san francisco 49ers. the former league m.v.p. was playing in his first game since 2014. >> the dallas cowboys are now the world's most valuable sports team, according to forbes. it has an estimated value of $4 billion. that's nearly three quarters of a billion more than real madrid. they knocked off top spot.
what makes the cowboys worth so much. despite not winning the superbowl for 20 years, their average home crowd is 90,000 with annual ticket sales of $120 million. the cowboys popularity is key to the nfl's huge $4.4 billion t.v. deal. the team are pitch vatical to ratings, featuring in two of the three most watched regular season games in 2014. throw in sponsor ship deals and merchandise sales and total revenue for last year hit an nfl high of $620 million. >> major league baseball, the mets clinched their season high eighth straight win. david white lifted the mets to a 4-3 win over the marlins. mets lead the national league east by nine half games. this is the second loss in a row for the marlins. >> in the accident, the rangers open their four-game series against the houston astros. the two-run homer in the eighth gave them the lead and
put them atop the national league west. >> the upcoming rugby world cup broke sales records with more than 2 million fans set to witness the game. australia arrive in host nation england and look keen to bring a bit of music to the occasion. >> monday night it aired with projection across london. >> it really does bring home to the coaches and players about the size of this event. the trick is obviously to make sure we're prepared mentally and physically to be emotional ready for the huge battle ahead, but not to be overcome by the whole occasion. >> that's all your sport for now. >> thank you very much indeed. you know that awful feeling traveling in a car or plane, that nauseous feeling you get
when you're driving down a rough road. most of us felt it at some time or the other. now researchers think they may have made a discovery that could suppress motion sickness. >> wearing a cap that monitors and steers the electrical activity of the brain and strapped into a resolving chair, this man is taking part in research focused on motion sickness. >> we developed a way of using brain stimulation to suppress the signals from the inner ear of the brain, and so we thought that if we could suppress the signals at the level of the brain from the inner ear, this will be highly effective against motion sickness. >> so it was. the electrical stimulation made those tested less likely to feel queasy, nauseous and also recover faster. the researchers say their findings appear to support the theory that motion sickness is caused by confusion of the
sensors. >> you lean into the corner which remains perfectly jump right in physics on a bike. you don't do that on a ship or in a car. you struggle to find the best way to remain upright and deal with it. >> very small amounts of electricity put through the brain, there are no reported or unwanted adverse side effects or interactions. the chance of it becoming commercially viable prospect are quite imminent, really. >> the team say within 10 years they hope to have a device available that could plug into a user smart phone and attach to to their scalp, making motion sickness a thing of the past. al jazeera. >> we've got a lot more to come here at al jazeera. full bulletin of news is coming up, don't go away.